Today’s consumers demand faster deliveries than ever before. So while cost and quality are often viewed as the most important priorities for a company’s supply chain, delivery speed is quickly gaining in prominence. And bringing air freight services into the spotlight. 

What is your air freight strategy for the year ahead? Demand growth, the type of capacity airlines are adding to the market, and tariffs are big trends to watch this year. Get ready for whatever comes next. Here’s what you need to know. 

3 Ideas for Finding Air Capacity in the Transatlantic Lane | Transportfolio If you have struggled lately to find available air capacity in the Transatlantic lane, you’re not alone. Capacity is hard to find in this lane, and the busiest time of the year for air shipping is just ahead. But there is hope that [...]

Transpacific Air and Ocean Shipping Space Is Already Tight | Transportfolio If you’ve heard the term “perfect storm” applied more to transportation lately than you have since the book by Sebastian Junger came out in 1997, you’re not alone. Unfortunately, it’s the best way to describe what is happening right now in the air and [...]

3 Contributing Factors Driving Demand for Air Freight | Transportfolio Earlier this year, my colleague, Bogen Chi, wrote about 3 Air Freight Trends to Watch for in 2018: capacity shortages, peak season pressures, and the bright spot of consolidation. I would add that if certain regions of the world are important to your business, you [...]

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The air freight landscape has experienced some dramatic shifts in recent years. In fact, those events seem likely to produce some headwinds for air freight shippers in 2018 in locating available air capacity, especially during peak seasons.

Air Ocean modal shifts

Air and Ocean Shipping Options: The Strategy of Modal Shifts This content was updated in June 2019 You make decisions all day every day. And if you’re in the logistics business, one of those decisions is probably about how you want to transport your goods. Sometimes this decision is straightforward, yet when global shipping needs [...]

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Air Freight: Learning the Basics to Optimize Your Global Supply Chain This content was updated in June 2019 As the name implies, air freight can be defined as: The transportation of goods by aircraft.

41% of visitors answered they use more air in order to keep their inventories lean, the primary motivation behind this is to reduce spend.

On a personal level we’ve all thought about chartering an entire plane to some far off, exotic locale at some point or another. Not having to deal with long lines, cramped leg room, and strangers in the next aisle over sounds like paradise, especially for people who fly often. For many of us, this will [...]